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The genius of Archimedes-- 23 centuries of influence on mathematics, science and engineering

Author: S A Paipetis; Marco Ceccarelli
Publisher: Dordrecht [Netherlands] : Springer, 2010.
Series: History of mechanism and machine science, v. 11.
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Archimedes is regarded as one of the most brilliant scientists of all time. These proceedings contain original, unpublished papers with the primary emphasis on the scientific work of Archimedes and  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Genius of Archimedes-- 23 centuries of influence on mathematics, science and engineering.
Dordrecht [Netherlands] : Springer, 2010
(DLC) 2010927593
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: S A Paipetis; Marco Ceccarelli
ISBN: 9789048190911 9048190916 9048190908 9789048190904
OCLC Number: 649910871
Notes: "Proceedings of an International Conference held at Syracuse, Italy, June 8-10, 2010."
Description: 1 online resource (x, 515 p.) : ill. (some col.), facsims.
Contents: Legacy and influence in Mathematics.- An Archimedean Research Theme: The Calculation of the Volume of Cylindrical Groins.- On Archimedean Roots in Torricelli's Mechanics.- Rational Mechanics and Science Rationnelle Unique.- Archimedes and Caustics: A Twofold Multimedia and Experimental Approach.- Archimedes' Quadratures.- On Archimedes' Pursuit Concerning Geometrical Analysis.- Legacy and influence in Engineering and Mechanisms Design.- Simon Stevin and the Rise of Archimedean Mechanics in the Renaissance.- Archimedes' Cannons Against the Roman Fleet?.- V-Belt Winding Along Archimedean Spirals During the Variator Speed Ratio Shift.- Ancient Motors for Siege Towers.- From Archimedean Spirals to Screw Mechanisms - A Short Historical Overview.- The Mechanics of Archimedes Towards Modern Mechanism Design.- Archimedean Mechanical Knowledge in 17th Century China.- Archimedes Arabicus. Assessing Archimedes' Impact on Arabic Mechanics and Engineering.- Legacy and influence in Hydraulics.- The Golden Crown: A Discussion.- The Heritage of Archimedes in Ship Hydrostatics: 2000 Years from Theories to Applications.- Notes on the Syrakosia and on Archimedes' Approach to the Stability of Floating Bodies.- What Did Archimedes Find at "Eureka" Moment?.- Floatability and Stability of Ships: 23 Centuries after Archimedes.- The "Syrakousia" Ship and the Mechanical Knowledge between Syracuse and Alexandria.- Legacy and influence in Philosophy.- Browsing in a Renaissance Philologist's Toolbox: Archimedes' Rule.- The Mystery of Archimedes. Archimedes, Physicist and Mathematician, Anti-Platonic and Anti-Aristotelian Philosopher.- Archimedes to Eratosthenes: "Method for Mechanical Theorems".- Archimedes in Seventeenth Century Philosophy.- Legacy and influence in Science and Technology.- Cross-Fertilisation of Science and Technology in the Time of Archim?d?s.- Archimedes in Ancient Roman World.- Archimedes: Russian Researches.- Archimedean Science and the Scientific Revolution.- Archimedes' Burning Mirrors: Myth or Reality?.- The Influence of Archimedes in the Machine Books from the Renaissance to the 19th Century.- Archimedes Influence in Science and Engineering.- Legacy and influence in teaching and history aspects.- The Founder-Cult of Hieron II at Akrai: The Rock-Relief from Intagliatella's Latomy.- Archimedes: Russian Editions of Works.- Archimedes in Program on History of Mechanics in Lomonosov Moscow St. University.- Archimedes Discovers and Inventions in the Russian Education.- Archimedes in Secondary Schools: A Teaching Proposal for the Math Curriculum.- Mechanical Advantage: The Archimedean Tradition of Acquiring Geometric Insight form Mechanical Metaphor.- The Death of Archimedes: A Reassessment.
Series Title: History of mechanism and machine science, v. 11.
Responsibility: Stephanos A. Paipetis, Marco Ceccarelli, editors.


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